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setting 19 params without going to the well 19 times RRS feed

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  • hi we run 2016 enterprise.  i have 19 parameters that can be set by selecting the top 1 row from one table using the value entered in the 20th parameter as a key to that table.

    rather than 19 visits to the db is there a way to cache the results of one trip in a way that can be used to set the 19 params from memory?

    Friday, August 7, 2020 9:37 PM

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  • Hi

    you can pass all the values separated by comma as a string value again split in sql server and have to convert as per your required data type

    Thanks and regards

    Saturday, August 8, 2020 5:46 PM
  • Hi db042190,

    May I know if you can share the example data of your parameters?

    Please refer to Report Parameters (Report Builder and Report Designer).

    Best Regards,

    Mona


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    Monday, August 10, 2020 5:57 AM
  • thx mona, i can give a few examples.  invoice number is a six digit number.  customer order is a 50 character element.  order number is a 7 character data element.  there are two different kinds of comments that are 50 characters each.

    there are many more elements.   

     
    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:25 AM
  • thx laxmidhar.  are you saying get them once into one hidden param as a comma delimited string and then use ssrs's string splitting capability (i forget the name of the function) to parse them?  wouldnt they then need to be name/pair values?  otherwise i wouldnt know which element unless perhaps i knew them by position.
    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:27 AM
  • hi

    yes you can pass like json also . semicolon for key and comma for one value pair to another

    Thanks and regards

    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:31 AM
  • thx laxmidhar, can you provide a link or two?  
    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:53 PM
  • Hi

    declare @param varchar(100)
    set @param = 'Lorem , ipsum ,dolor ,sit amet'
    SELECT value FROM STRING_SPLIT(@param, ',');

    Thanks and regards

    Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:03 AM